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Brewing greener chemicals from fermented waste

Your dinner leftovers, vegetable peelings and discarded packaging paper could provide environmentally friendly alternatives to commonly used chemicals, thanks to innovative technologies and fermentation processes being developed by EU and industry-funded researchers. Source: Research Information Centre Brewing greener chemicals from fermented waste


2020-02-27 0

Wobbling in the wind: a bladeless alternative to turbines

A Spanish start-up will soon start beta testing an innovative renewable energy solution, building on the results of an EU-funded project that helped develop a low-cost, low-maintenance and low-noise alternative to wind turbines. Source: Research Information Centre Wobbling in the wind: a bladeless alternative to turbines


2020-02-24 0

New technologies boost urban search-and-rescue efforts

When disaster strikes, it is crucial to locate and rescue trapped victims as quickly as possible. EU-funded research is helping to optimise the use of new technologies by urban search-and-rescue teams to minimise loss of life. Source: Research Information Centre New technologies boost urban search-and-rescue efforts


2020-02-21 0

Smart contact has potential to improve sight for many

EU-funded researchers have inserted a microchip into an electrically powered contact lens. This technological feat could improve the lives of many suffering from a range of sight-related ailments and lead to more groundbreaking medical applications. Source: Research Information Centre Smart contact has potential to improve sight for many


2020-02-19 0

Driving sustainable growth in European aquaculture

A team of EU-funded researchers from 10 countries has developed new recommendations, models and tools for the sustainable growth of European aquaculture. The project’s results will be used to inform decisions about future regulations and licensing. Source: Research Information Centre Driving sustainable growth in European aquaculture


2020-02-14 0

Shining the spotlight on gender inequalities in culture

From literature and theatre to social media and sport, an EU project has investigated the production of gender equalities and inequalities in different forms of culture across Europe. Source: Research Information Centre Shining the spotlight on gender inequalities in culture


2020-02-10 0

Handy mozzie-checking platform to help keep malaria at bay

To spray or not to spray – and potentially, what with: EU-funded researchers are developing a sophisticated system to facilitate analyses of mosquitoes and their mechanisms of resistance to insecticides, support data sharing and refine decision-making processes. Scientists in Cameroon are helping to advance this bid to boost malaria vector control. Source: Research Information Centre…
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2020-02-04 0

3D tumour modelling steps up battle against cancer

An EU-funded project is developing innovative ways to mimic the micro-environment that cancer cells encounter inside the human body. The creation of artificial 3D tumour models could pave the way for more accurate testing of cancer drugs and ultimately lead to better treatments. Source: Research Information Centre 3D tumour modelling steps up battle against cancer


2020-01-30 0

Hybrid manufacturing marries material and design freedom

An EU-funded project has demonstrated a unique hybrid manufacturing technology combining the freedom of 3D printing design with the low-cost, reliability and materials diversity of injection moulding. The innovation bridges the costly, risky and time-consuming gap between prototyping and commercial production for everything from medical devices to aircraft components. Source: Research Information Centre Hybrid manufacturing…
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2020-01-28 0

Paving the way to a healthier old age

While lifespans have been steadily increasing, age-related diseases are also on the rise. EU-funded research is looking at ways to help prevent illness in later years and pave the way to a happier and healthier old age. Source: Research Information Centre Paving the way to a healthier old age


2020-01-23 0